There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton by train, car train, car, bus, night bus, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$165 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
  2. Take the bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station Rj
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032

$47 - $63

9 alternative options

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv / ...
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Southampton

$441 - $550

Bus, night bus  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 084 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032

$67 - $112

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Southampton

$136 - $206

Fly to Southampton  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Southampton (SOU) FRA - SOU

$109 - $466

Fly to London City, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$130 - $420

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bristol (BRS) FRA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$147 - $416

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$160 - $426

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$99 - $293

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central

$152 - $366

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton via Bruxelles Midi, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 8 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton via Luxembourg, Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 16 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$71 - $73
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$68 - $71
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $50
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
National Express
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Southampton is 718 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 16 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton?

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton is to fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 85€ - 390€.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt am Main and Southampton?

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton?

It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton, including transfers.